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Oatmeal Cinnamon Cookies Recipe

Oatmeal Cinnamon Cookies Recipe

My family loves these big old-fashioned cookies. They’re crisp, yet still chewy in the center, and the cinnamon makes them a little different from typical oatmeal cookies.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch YIELD:24 servings


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups quick-cooking oats


  • 1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, baking powder and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in oats.
  • 2. Shape into 1-1/2-in. balls. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool for 1 minute before removing to wire racks. Yield: 4 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 208 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 38mg cholesterol, 196mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

Reviews for Oatmeal Cinnamon Cookies

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claire08 User ID: 8470645 230616
Reviewed Aug. 3, 2015

"just great!"

shirasr User ID: 8229199 218807
Reviewed Jan. 25, 2015

"The perfect cookie! It's crisp on the outside, and chewy on the inside and has a warm cinnamon flavor. I did not need to add extra flour, but I refrigerated the dough for 15 minutes before shaping."

pamsterhamster User ID: 2978210 76183
Reviewed Aug. 25, 2014

"Love this cookie. I substitute 1/3 cup of unsweetened applesauce for 1/3 cup butter. Cuts the fat & makes a softer cookie."

flapingglass User ID: 7868167 61288
Reviewed Jun. 28, 2014

"The taste itself was quite good, but they came out flat and just a little bit burnt. Reading from the other comments here, I think I should've added some extra flour."

kathidahl User ID: 1718596 61287
Reviewed Mar. 19, 2014

"These were delish...but I will try with margarine or shortening next time. Mine were crisp, not at 2500 feet so maybe that was a factor..."

Laurieanne1970 User ID: 4304615 61281
Reviewed Sep. 21, 2013

"Wonderful chewy and crispy cookie. loved it with hot cocoa."

jerseygirl1029 User ID: 7096524 67698
Reviewed Feb. 10, 2013

"These were awsome cookies,little chewy and crunch and I love the cinnamon,also added a hint of fresh nutmeg.Connie Clifton ,Brick N.J."

Bastet ThicketWitch User ID: 7056392 151037
Reviewed Dec. 26, 2012

"This is similar to a recipe I used to have but lost but the flavor is amazing!

I added an extra quarter cup of flour. A tip from my lost recipe that I would likevto share is to add 2 Tablespoons of milk and then chill the finished dough for at least 1 hour."

LadyPiano User ID: 2535004 67695
Reviewed Dec. 22, 2012


Joscy User ID: 2694585 151035
Reviewed Nov. 11, 2012

"Added to my RB today!! Thank you."

Heisrisen User ID: 3897193 61280
Reviewed May. 25, 2012

"Excellent flavor and texture, this is one of my favorite cookies! However, as with some other cookie recipes from tasteofhome, I found I had to add up to 1/2 cup of flour so that they weren't spreading like crazy. Now whenever I make them I typically use 2 cups flour (often whole wheat pastry flour), and they turn out much more like the picture. All around a great basic to have one hand!"

2015148 User ID: 6676314 155045
Reviewed May. 4, 2012

"This could easily be an award winning Recipe. I make then all the time and they don't stay in the house for long! I will be entering them in a contest this fall. So good!"

Lovlie1982 User ID: 6619404 149300
Reviewed Mar. 29, 2012

"I love the taste of these cookies but they come out flat everytime and do not stay together when I remove them from the cookie sheet."

Srdce User ID: 3219412 83957
Reviewed Mar. 17, 2011

"cookies looked nothing like the picture, flattened very little and on the second day they were rock hard. I was disappointed but will try them again."

midwestbakingqueen User ID: 5743360 149291
Reviewed Jan. 5, 2011

"These are delicious.Thanks so much for sharing your recipe! I didn't add any cinnamon but decided to add about a cup of coconut and they came out so yummy. to all of you with problems with the cookie breaking, try letting them cool 1-3 minutes and you should have no problems.This would be a great recipe to add ingredients to such as nuts,crushed cereal, or dried fruit. Good luck!"

3prettykids User ID: 3912465 74726
Reviewed Sep. 20, 2009

"These are very good, but they came out very flat and broke apart when I removed them from the cookie sheets. Not sure how to change that."

GBakes User ID: 2782171 159686
Reviewed Jul. 21, 2008

"I loved these cookies! They had an amazing flavor! Only thing is, for some reason they were flatter than I think they should have been.. Maybe I missed something.. or measured something wrong. Otherwise, AWESOME. Will definitely be making again soon!"

kansascakedecorater User ID: 107246 155040
Reviewed Feb. 16, 2008

"This is my all time oatmeal cookie recipe, it turns out just right everytime I make them. The recipe doubles and comes out perfect."

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